Hunger

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Help world’s poor as well as Ukraine, say faith charities as pope visits South Sudan
An open letter, backed by opinion poll, urges the UK to restore aid budget on eve of a three-day ‘pilgrimage for peace’ in the east African country

Harriet Sherwood

02, Feb, 2023 @6:45 AM

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For peace in Haiti, first win the war on hunger | Letters
Letters: The millions of Haitians facing food insecurity need our help, says Jean-Martin Bauer of the UN’s World Food Programme, while Selma James urges robust reporting on the crisis

17, Jan, 2023 @5:45 PM

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Former development secretaries urge Sunak to increase east Africa aid amid drought
‘Famine in all but name’ ravaging Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, yet British aid is one-fifth of 2017 amount

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

06, Dec, 2022 @2:24 PM

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Fear of the F-word: Somalia avoids famine declaration as hunger spreads
Government fears interference from foreign aid agencies could destabilise development policy in a country hit by conflict and the climate crisis – yet people are dying of malnutrition

Tracy McVeigh in Mogadishu and Galkayo

06, Dec, 2022 @7:15 AM

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‘We’re left to die of snake bites, hunger, disease’: Somalia’s people of the drought – a picture essay
Drought, hunger, conflict and rampant inflation have pushed about 130,000 people into camps around Galkayo in central Somalia. Many arrive with children suffering acute malnutrition only to face a new set of dangers

Tracy McVeigh in Galmudug

01, Dec, 2022 @7:15 AM

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One in 23 people will require humanitarian relief in 2023, UN warns
A global relief fund of a record $51.5bn will be needed to assist 339 million people suffering because of 2022’s ‘extreme events’

Lizzy Davies

01, Dec, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Can the world feed 8bn people sustainably?
Food production is a major factor in the climate crisis and still millions of people go hungry. Here are some potential solutions

Weronika Strzyżyńska

15, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘More dignity’: aid organisations switch to cash in drought-hit Ethiopia
Giving people money is said to be more efficient and empowering than in-kind aid such as sacks of grain

Fred Harter in Dasenech

03, Nov, 2022 @6:30 AM

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‘Parents can’t afford meat, eggs and milk’: children bear the brunt of Sri Lanka’s economic crisis
Child malnutrition is soaring as inflation hits 94.9%, and many are missing school because parents do not have the cash to send them

Aanya Wipulasena in Gampaha and Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi

28, Oct, 2022 @5:30 AM

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The Guardian view on hunger in Britain: cruel and unnecessary | Editorial
Editorial: Food insecurity has been normalised over a decade during which the incomes of the poorest households have been held down

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18, Oct, 2022 @6:01 PM

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‘Overlapping shocks’ are undoing efforts to end hunger in Africa, UN warns
Urgent aid response needed as climate crisis, Covid, local conflicts and soaring fuel prices push millions more into hunger

Fred Harter in Addis Ababa

11, Oct, 2022 @10:03 AM

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Jamie Oliver calls for more children to receive free school meals
Chef says there is a need ‘now more than ever’ to lower income and benefits threshold parents must meet

Jamie Grierson

11, Oct, 2022 @8:27 AM

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